Effect of iron deficiency anemia in pregnancy on post partum depression: A review article

Sahebi, Saboura and Fathi Najafi, Tahereh and Bahri, Narjes (2016) Effect of iron deficiency anemia in pregnancy on post partum depression: A review article. The Iranian Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility, 19 (32). pp. 12-19.

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Introduction: Anemia is defined by hemoglobin less than 13g/dl for men and less than for non-pregnant women and less than 11g/dl in pregnancy period. Behavioral and emotional instability and depression are also other complications of anemia which can affect on the success of postpartum breastfeeding. This review article was performed with aim to determine the effect of anemia on post-partum depression. Methods: In this review article, the articles which were searched in Pubmed, Google scholar, SID and Magiran databases from 2000 -2015 were evaluated. The used keywords were �depression�, �anemia�, �Iron deficiency� which were connected by �and�. Finally, 8 articles were selected for evaluation. Results: There was a significant relationship between hemoglobin, Transferrin saturation and mean cell volume and cognition variables in post-partum period that can lead to postpartum depression. Conclusion: Anemia can create somehow of depression after delivery and leads to no attention to her maternal roles. So it seems that through diagnostic and treatment protocols, we can mothers� health level.­­

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WP Gynecology
WQ Obstetrics
Divisions: Journals > Iranian J Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility
Depositing User: ijogi ijogi
Date Deposited: 19 Sep 2017 13:50
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2017 13:50
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/1158

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